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Merrell Valley: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Merrell Valley in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Merrell Valley

Feature Class (see definition): Valley

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9879

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A long, narrow ice-free valley in the Convoy Range, running N from its head immediately E of Mount Gunn into the Greenville Valley. Mapped in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. Named by them after the U.S. Naval Ship (USNS) Private Joseph F. Merrell, a freighter in the main American convoy into McMurdo Sound in the 1956-57 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Merrell Valley in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Merrell Valley should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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